Loyola University Chicago RESEARCH SPECIALIST I in Chicago, Illinois

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Position Details

Position Details


Position Number 8150401

Job Category University Staff

Job Type Full-Time

FLSA Status Exempt

Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Campus

Department Name PHYSIOLOGY

Location Code PHYSIOLOGY (06240A)

Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes

Duties and Responsibilities

Conduct research experiments using cutting-edge technologies and develop protocols for experiments - Analyze and interpret data from experiments - Contribute to the scientific development and writing of manuscripts - Train and direct graduate students and other research techs in protocols, techniques and overall lab procedures - Plan new experiments with appropriate controls - Attend journal clubs and departmental seminars - Present research results at national and local scientific meetings - Performs related duties as required

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Minimum Education: Required: Bachelors Degree Specify Degree(s): Molecular Biology, Biology, Biochemistry or Chemistry Minimum Experience: Required: 3-5 years of previous job-related experience


  • Ability to analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to communicate verbally
  • Ability to compile complex reports and develop presentations
  • Ability to deal calmly and courteously with people
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations
  • Ability to finish tasks in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and established procedures
  • Ability to function independently and manage own time and work tasks
  • Ability to lead work teams
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and consistency
  • Ability to organize workflow
  • Ability to perform basic filing, office procedures and word processing
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and develop multiple projects Ability to work as an effective team member



Computer Skills

Basic Keyboarding Skills, Excel, Groupwise, Power Point, Word

Supervisory Responsibilities No

Required operation of university owned vehicles No

Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? Yes

Physical Demands Repetitive Motions

Working Conditions None

Open Date 03/15/2018

Close Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Posting http://www.careers.luc.edu/postings/7137